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Tremendous Growth,
Tremendous Needs

the continent-South Africa-to francophone former
colonies of France, and to regional giants like Nigeria,
Interuniversity partnerships are not new phenomena in Ethiopia, and Egypt, which have respective populations
Africa. But a drastic need for expansion of the tertiary sec- of 184 million, 90 million, and 88.5 million that exceed
tor and for dealing with national and local community and or equal the populations of the largest countries in Europe. Further, there is a general a
developmental challenges in many
dearth of data on universities and
parts of the continent in the face of
partnerships compared with other
explosive population growth means
regions of the world, experts say.
that the need for, potential benefits,
Still, certain common issues and
and challenges of such partnerships
challenges can be identified.
may be even greater than in other
A 2014 report by the Internadeveloping regions of the world.
tional Association of Universities,
Making such partnerships actually
Internationalization of Higher
flower beyond the words on a partEducation: Growing Expectations,
nership document in such regions
Fundamental Values, found the
can require a degree of resources,
top-ranked benefits of internationflexibility, and patience beyond many
alization for African respondents
typical partnership relationships, say The AMPATH Centre established in 2001 on
campus of Moi Teaching and Referral
to
be, in order, (1) strengthened remany veterans of such partnerships the
Hospital in Eldoret, Kenya.
search and knowledge production
and African education experts.
It is hard to speak of an African partnership profile per capacity, (2) enhanced international cooperation and case, given the tremendous diversity that runs throughout pacity building, and (3) improved quality of teaching and
the continent, from Arab North Africa, to the relative- learning. The regional profile for Africa was somewhat
ly pedagogically developed southernmost country in similar to that for the Middle East, and notable for its lack

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATOR S E P T + O C T.16

AMPATH-KENYA

Pediatric
Team Leader
Jordan Huskins,
MD, from the
Academic Model
Providing Access
to Healthcare
(AMPATH), a
partnership
between Indiana
UniversityPurdue University
Indianapolis
(IUPUI) and
Kenya's Moi
University, seeing
a patient at Moi
Teaching and
Referral Hospital
in Eldoret, Kenya.



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of International Educator - September/October 2016

Frontlines
In Brief
Insights
Collaborating with Africa
Rice University Finds a Natural Partner in Brazil
Virginia Commonwealth University Students Live and Learn Engagement
At Wake Forest University, Intercultural Skills Start with Faculty
Foreign Student Affairs
In Focus
Going Social
Advice from the Field
Using Social Media to Recruit Chinese Students
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International Educator - September/October 2016 - Virginia Commonwealth University Students Live and Learn Engagement
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International Educator - September/October 2016 - At Wake Forest University, Intercultural Skills Start with Faculty
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